Harry Harrison

1925 - 2012

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Harry Max Harrison (born Henry Maxwell Dempsey; March 12, 1925 – August 15, 2012) was an American science fiction author, known mostly for his character The Stainless Steel Rat and for his novel Make Room! Make Room! (1966). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harry Harrison has received more than 55,972 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Harry Harrison is the 1,128th most popular writer (down from 1,041st in 2019), the 1,294th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,137th in 2019) and the 138th most popular American Writer.

Harry Harrison is most famous for his novel Make Room! Make Room!, which was the basis for the 1973 film Soylent Green.

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Among writers, Harry Harrison ranks 1,128 out of 5,794Before him are William Carlos Williams, Jaan Kross, Sami Frashëri, John Dryden, Ephraim Kishon, and Léon Bloy. After him are Shoko Asahara, Thomas De Quincey, Laura Marx, Henri Michaux, P. G. Wodehouse, and Allan Pinkerton.

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Among people born in 1925, Harry Harrison ranks 77Before him are Leo Esaki, Honor Blackman, Willi Herold, Veljko Kadijević, Michel de Certeau, and Nicolai Gedda. After him are Ernest Gellner, Tom Gehrels, Sammy Davis Jr., Hal Holbrook, John Pople, and Hilda Gadea. Among people deceased in 2012, Harry Harrison ranks 54Before him are Carl Woese, Etta James, Joseph Murray, Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen, Lucio Dalla, and Andrew Huxley. After him are Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Paul L. Smith, F. Sherwood Rowland, Scott McKenzie, Ben Gazzara, and Carlo Maria Martini.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Harry Harrison ranks 1,294 out of 15,968Before him are Francis Peyton Rous (1879), Rosalynn Carter (1927), Edward Tatum (1909), William Carlos Williams (1883), Tecumseh (1768), and Ted Turner (1938). After him are Henry Norris Russell (1877), Douglas McGregor (1906), Ben Stiller (1965), Alan Alda (1936), Wesley Snipes (1962), and Art Blakey (1919).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Harry Harrison ranks 138Before him are Noah Gordon (1926), Sam Shepard (1943), Poul Anderson (1926), Danielle Steel (1947), James Baldwin (1924), and William Carlos Williams (1883). After him are Anthony Bourdain (1956), Joyce Carol Oates (1938), Martha Gellhorn (1908), Sylvia Browne (1936), Carson McCullers (1917), and Dan Simmons (1948).